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UPDATE: Police dogs search area around home of missing Conway teen
Law enforcement officials updated the media Sunday evening on the ongoing search for missing teen Abigail Hernandez. Fish & Game Major Kevin Jordan is flanked by associate state Attorney General Jane Young and Kieran Ramsey, the FBI's Supervisor Special Agent in New Hampshire. Behind Jordan is Conway Police Chief Ed Wagner. (LARISSA MULKERN PHOTO)
Fish and Game Maj. Kevin Jordan said Sunday the final call on the 15-year-old's phone was made in the vicinity of Cranmore Mountain Resort, a little more than two miles from where she lived.
Jordan said searchers have covered 4,000 acres or nearly five square miles of wilderness looking for the girl. Officers are conducting close-quarter line searches using GPS technology. Today, five teams of trained K-9 scent dogs will be brought in.
When asked what differentiates a missing person case from a suspected abduction, Agent Ramsey replied, "quite literally, nothing." It is the lack of information regarding abduction or any other outcome that keeps the case a missing person investigation, he said.
During the media briefing Saturday night at the Conway Police Department, Zenya Hernandez made a tearful plea for her daughter to come home, wished her a happy 15th birthday, and asked anyone that has noticed a change in the girl's behavior or who knows anything to come forward.
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